Over 100 political parties may be contesting for the forthcoming general elections. The Independent National Electoral Commission said that 138 political associations applied for registration as political parties.
The Bayelsa chapter of the PDP says it has not endorsed former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, as the party’s flag bearer in the 2019 presidential poll, adding that his visit to the state was not about his 2019 ambition.
Major highways leading to Kaduna high court along Independence Way in Kaduna metropolis were on Thursday, June 21 shutdown by the police over the arraignment of the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, El-Zakzaky.
The top of a mountain, 1,800 metres (5,900 feet) above sea level, have been flattened with dynamite by Chinese workers in Chongqing for the construction of 1.64 billion yuan (191.4 million pounds) Wushan Airport.
After a lot of criticisms that trailed President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that is separating migrant children from their families, he has signed an executive order to put an end to the separation.
Pope Francis has criticised United States president, Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy that leads to the separation of migrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border, describing it as immoral.
President Muhammadu Buhari signed the 2018 appropriation bill at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday, June 20. NAIJ.com highlights 8 key things President Buhari said at the signing of the budget in Abuja.
Ogoochukwu Arinze, the sister of a woman, Gloria Onyedikachi Obinna, who was allegedly killed by her husband, has claimed that the victim was pregnant. Arinze said that Samuel dumped her corpse in his father's house.
Ikeja Electric has been accused of charging a community in Ikorodu for electricity they did not consume. The residents of the community said they experienced blackout for eight months when their transformer was faulty.
The minister of defence, Masur Dan-Ali, has been asked by Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue to apologise to Nigerians for demanding the suspension of anti-grazing law. Ortom said Dan-Ali should not be the mouthpiece of Miyetti Allah.
The sum of N1 million naira has been donated to the Muslim community by a senior pastor with the Peniel Church of God in Calabar, Cross River state, Apostle Essien Ayi, for the completion of a mosque and Islamic centre.
The senator representing Kaduna Central in the upper chamber, Shehu Sani, has criticised the federal government's decision to shut down land border between Nigeria and a neigbouring countries over rice smuggling.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state has said that within the last three years of the All Progressives Congress-led administration, the party has achieved more than enough to be re-elected into power in the 2019 general elections.
The United States has condemned, in the strongest possible terms, the attacks on the night of Saturday, June 16 in Damboa, Borno in Northeastern Nigeria by suspected members of Boko Haram terrorists, which claimed 32 lives.
Lagos State Traffic Management Authority officials on Wednesday, June 13 reportedly 'detained' some pupils of Eucharistic Heart of Jesus School, Isolo after their school bus driver allegedly violated the state traffic law.
Report by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has revealed the states that admitted highest number of law students into various Nigerian universities between 2011 and 2015. Imo came first, followed by Anambra and Delta.
As the 2019 general elections draw nearer, the governor of Nasarawa state, Umaru Al-Makura, has said he would not support any candidate as his successor. The governor said that he would support anyone without sentiment.
The inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, has set up a six-member team to receive and investigate petitions against operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), who have been accused of violating human rights.
The internally displaced persons in Borno North have been called upon to return to their communities. The chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General Buratai Tukur, urged them to return home because their communities are now safe.
When Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tied the knot on May 19, 2018, many people felt the world has seen the first Royal interracial marriage, but little did they know that the first of its kind was on January 29, 2000.
A 22-year-old tricycle rider identified as Samuel Agu, has been crushed to death by a speeding bus after he was reportedly chased by a police sergeant attached to the Bridge Head police division in Onitsha, Anambra state.
Ex-governor of Oyo state, Rashidi Ladoja, has said he won't refund any money to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Ladoja said because he did not steal while in office, he has no reason to return money.